Attend a seminar on setting up your banking account or learn Ballroom Dance. Try a yoga session or enjoy a major concert featuring a world-renowned performer. Celebrate cultural diversity during the University’s two-month-long Carnevale celebration. Your academic pursuits and life experience at Northeastern will be enriched and shaped by the activities you choose, the clubs you join, and the life-long friends you make at Northeastern. So get involved. Contribute. Experience. And enjoy!
Check out the ISSI's complete Carnevale 2014: Schedule of Events
for our annual Carnevale celebration!
For more information on Carnevale 2014 click here
CARNEVALE 2014 EVENTS
Submissions open Monday, February 3 through Friday,
February 28, 2014
(See winning photos at ISSI Pop-Up Art Show on Thursday,
Our life is a journey - every moment we encounter is precious
and should be cherished. Sometimes these moments are so
ephemeral that only by capturing these moments can we
keep them timeless. Photo Voice is a photo contest where
contestants will submit photos that present the stories of
their lives. Images can be submitted here
Sunday, March 9, 2014, Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the members of Sanskriti, Northeastern’s Indian
Graduate Student Association, and the ISSI in bringing India’s
vibrant history to life before your eyes. The unique customs
and values from within India’s beautifully diverse regions will
be expressed through an array of imaginative and energetic
talent. A brilliant display of fashion, local customs, and dance
will follow. For tickets, visit MyNEU
ANDRÉS ALARCÓN SOCCER TOURNAMENT
Monday, March 10 & Wednesday, March 12, 2014,
Whether you call it soccer or football, get your game face on
and kickoff this year’s Andrés Alarcón Soccer Tournament!
Come watch as teams compete for this coveted title and a
personalized plaque on the ISSI’s championship trophy. Only
one team will emerge victorious; do you have what it takes?
Andrés Alarcón was a dedicated student at Northeastern and an
enthusiastic member of the ISSI. He was very active on campus and,
unfortunately, left this world all too early. He was an avid soccer fan,
so in his honor this tournament is named.
EVENT IS FULL BUT ALWAYS OPEN TO SPECTATORS!
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 405 Ell Hall - ISSI
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Join the ISSI for a night learning this traditional Japanese art
form. Unleash your artistic side and try your hand at creating
an Orizuru, the most classic of all Japanese origami. If you are
interested in participating in this event, please sign up here
ISSI Carnevale 2014: A Night With MAZ JOBRANI
Friday, March 14, 2014, Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall
MAZ JOBRANI IS COMING! Check him out here
! Tickets will be available February 24th on MyNEU
Saturday, March 15th, 2014, The Fenway Center
In the Philippines, Bahay Kubo represents the dwelling in
which family activities occur. Simply put, it represents home.
Bahay Kubo is the annual spring culture show where the
ISSI and NU Barkada bring together traditional and modern
dances, skits, guest performances, and a whole lot of culture.
Tickets will be available March 1st on MyNEU
BEYOND BORDERS: INDONESIA
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 318 Curry Student Center
The ISSI, in partnership with Alumni Relations and Co-op
Connections, continues its Beyond Borders series with a focus
on Indonesia. Join us for a luncheon featuring Indonesian
cuisine and learn more about the country itself. Connect
with alumni and students as they share their experiences
regarding life as a Husky in Indonesia. To reserve your place
at the table, visit alumni.northeastern.edu/borders
THE ARABIAN PENINSULA
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Cabral Center, John D. O’Bryant
African American Institute
You likely have heard of Jeddah, Riyadh, Kuwait, Manama,
Doha, Dubai and Muscat! Come learn more about the unique
culture of the Arabian Peninsula with the ISSI and students from the region. Enjoy food
and music from these wonderful cultures! For more information, visit the
ISSI website: northeastern.edu/issi
under “Life at NU”.
AFROBEAT: BATTLE OF THE ASO
Friday, March 21, 2014, Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
CANCELLED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR A POSSIBLE RESCHDULE DATE.
Saturday, March 22, 2014, Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall
Celebr(Asian) is an event where each of the nine organizations
of the Pan Asian American Council showcases their talents and
culture. The performances range from movies, traditional
dances, to modern dances. Celebr(Asian) 2014 is focused on
bringing the Asian American and international communities
together at Northeastern. Co-sponsored by PAAC and the
ISSI. For tickets, visit the ISSI website: northeastern.edu/issi
“Life at NU”.
18TH ANNUAL ISSI INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOW
Saturday, March 22, 2014, The Fenway Center
Come to this signature event and watch your fellow huskies
as they work the catwalk donned in cultural garb from the far
reaches of the globe. Contemporary and traditional designs
are sure to dazzle as they take you on a journey that will leave
you captivated by cultural couture. Tickets will be available March 10th on MyNEU
CARNIVAL ON THE QUAD
Thursday, March 27, 2014, Curry Student Center Indoor Quad
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Come experience the warmth of Caribbean culture at
Northeastern with delicious food, costumes, music and plenty
of island vibes. Carnival on the Quad promises to have you
jumping, waving and dancing with CSO and the ISSI. Please
note this event will begin in Curry Student Center Indoor Quad and
end in the African American Institute.
POP UP ART SHOW
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 405 Ell Hall - ISSI
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Join the ISSI to view Photo Voice contest winners. Admire
creative artwork from fellow Huskies while enjoying hors
d’oeuvres. If you would like to submit a piece of artwork for
display, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, March 29, 2014, West Addition,
Curry Student Center
6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
Norouz is the celebration of spring as the season of rebirth.
The very first day of spring marks the Persian New Year. The
traditional table setting of “haftsin” symbolizes the seven
elements of life: rebirth, health, happiness, prosperity, joy,
patience, and beauty. Co-sponsored by the ISSI and ISAN.
For tickets, visit the ISSI website: northeastern.edu/issi
“Life at NU”.
17TH ANNUAL ISSI INTERNATIONAL GALA NIGHT
Saturday, March 29, 2014, Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
At this signature event join the ISSI in celebrating the diverse
talents found here on campus as students, faculty, and
members of the Northeastern community come together
through song, dance, and spectacle. Experience traditional
performances spanning from China to Chile in a single
unforgettable evening! Tickets will be posted to MyNEU
on March 17th.
EVENTS AROUND BOSTON
Museum of Fine Arts
Free admission to undergraduate students with college ID
Website & more information: MFA College & University Programs
The Institute of Contemporary Art of Boston
For ticket and exhibit information: ICA - Boston
For more information on fun things to do in the city of Boston, please visit the City of Boston's website
You can find all these events and more on our monthly ISSI Newsletter. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, click here